Borders ‘built by so-called first-world nations as they bump up against so-called third-world ones’ divide opinions.
Is the effort to keep ‘foreigners’ out good for national identity or is it refusing to help those in need? 1,119 more words
The Syrian armed forces have shot down an Israeli military aircraft in the disputed territory of Golan Heights, according to state media.
Golan Heights, which is part of Israel, has changed ownership multiple times. 241 more words
Four Israelis are dead and five are injured after two Palestinian gunmen opened fire near an open-air market in Tel-Aviv.
In what was one of the deadliest attacks during an eight-month wave of violence, two attackers fired on a crowd at the Sarona market, a popular tourist spot that is opposite Israel’s military headquarters. 254 more words
The Palestinian Islamic group Hamas is facing a growing challenge from disillusioned fighters defecting to Daesh.
Hamas has condemned both al-Qaeda and Daesh for their atrocities, which a senior figure called ‘barbaric’. 393 more words
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A Palestinian man wearing a ‘press t-shirt’ was shot dead after stabbing an Israeli soldier.
The incident occurred as Israeli troops clashed with Palestinian stone-throwers following Friday prayers in the West Bank city of Hebron. 253 more words